Family Rafting in West Virginia : New River Gorge, WVSome of the finest family rafting trips in the world can be found on West Virginia's New River. Our professionally guided family whitewater rafting trips offer fun and excitement for ages 6+.
Every Tuesday in June, July and August is Terrific Tuesday! Raft the Upper New River on any of those days for only $79/person! (Excludes Tuesday, July 23. Not valid with any other deal or discount.)It's all about creating positive experiences and memories for kids and families.
Family Lower New RiverIn 1972, we brought the first stern-mounted oar rigs to commercial whitewater rafting. It's simple physics—those big oars give the guide an amazing amount of control over the raft, allowing them to place it in just the right spot for the perfect ride. So much control, in fact, that on this trip, we'll take kids as young as 9 on this classic river run. We're the only West Virginia rafting company that will.
|Family Lower New River||9||Beginner (No experience required)||Full day||$109||$119||Book Online Now
Duckying the Upper New River is a perfect choice for an easy introduction to whitewater rafting. Folks ages 6 to 86 will enjoy the gentle rapids and the fun and excitement of playing in the river. Larger rafts are also available for those wanting to take in the scenery and not get too wet above the ankles.
The Upper New River
Upper New River rafting is mild white water. This is a great place for a family raft trip, or scouts and youth groups to get their feet wet in the majestic and breathtakingly scenic New River Gorge. The Upper New River has rapids of Class I through III (on a scale of I to VI) which means they're on the mild side—no 14 foot waterfalls or bus-sized waves here—just splashy and playful ripples, with plenty of calm pools in between to gawk at the natural beauty around you or play in the water. Be sure to also check out our Easy-Plan Upper New River Packages, which include lodging and meals!
Choose between our classic Full-Day Upper New River Trip, or if you really want to live the whitewater Huck-Finn lifestyle, join us for a 2 or 3-day river camping adventure. Braving the Upper New ripples each day and camping every night on the river's edge is a journey you and your kids will never forget! Click here to download our New River Camping Gear Checklist.
|Trip||Min. Age||Rating||Length||Youth Starting At||Adult Starting At|
|Upper New River Full-Day||6||Beginner (experience not required)||Full day||$69||$119||Book Online Now|
Upper New River 2-Day Camping
|6||Beginner||2 days, 1 night||$239||$289||Call to Book
Upper New River 3-Day Camping
|6||Beginner||3 days, 2 nights||$339||$389||Call to Book|
Prices vary based on season, day of the week and age (youth = 11 and under), and do not include tax and fees.